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Kathy Jones-Terry, with her surprised escort pulled from the crowd, Ralph Ozmun, shows off a sassy tunic from Spanish designer, Desigual.

Falling 4 Fashion

Show raises money for ALPS After a behind-the-scenes thumbs up from show organizer Kelley Simpson and a warm welcome from emcee Cookie Larkin, the Fall Benefit Fashion Show hit the runway just after 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Twenty supporters of ALPS Adult Day Services, representing a variety of professional and cultural ties to the community, [...]

Union Heights Elementary School Principal Chuck Carter helps students make salsa from a garden they planted over the summer. A total of 22 students participated in the program, hosted by Douglas Cherokee Education Center.

F.A.R.M.S. program provides tasty education

Students at Union Heights Elementary School spiced things up Wednesday when the culmination of their summer garden was blended into salsa. The Douglas Cherokee F.A.R.M.S. (farming, agriculture, reading, math and science) summer program, conducted by Douglas Cherokee Education Center in Morristown, is a four-week program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. “Last year we [...]

Jordan Burchell has been named the new Girls Incorporated Executive Director.

Girls Inc. welcomes new director

The board of directors for Girls Incorporated of Hamblen County has announced Jordan Burchell as the permanent executive director for the non-profit organization. Burchell has been the interim executive director since the former title holder, Frankie Cox, left in June. Burchell has been a staff member with Girls Inc., since November as the program director. [...]

Proceeds from the 2014 Bob Taylor/By-Lo Golf Tournament held on Aug. 19 were handed out on the green by Leah Taylor, left, Tim Taylor, Jean Taylor and Pat Taylor to Bob Bible of Ridin’ High and Jerry Sexton, Carolyn Jarnagin and Bob Jarnagin of Food on Foot.

Golf tournament raises funds for area non-profits

The 8th Annual Bob Taylor/By Lo Charity Golf Tournament took over Millstone Golf Club in Morristown on Aug. 19, with 30 teams participating. “This is the largest turnout we’ve ever had,” Leah Taylor said. The tournament raised $9,000, with the proceeds divided among three Lakeway Area nonprofit agencies: Ridin’ High, Food on Foot and the [...]

Dr. Dale Lynch, director of Hamblen County Schools, takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Saturday during the first game of the Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic as West principal Jeff Moorhouse watches.

ALS Challenge raising awareness, dollars

Unless you’ve been under a rock for most of August, you’ve seen people lining up to dump ice-cold water all over themselves while challenging their friends, neighbors, co-workers (and enemies), to do the same. But what’s it all about? The Ice Bucket Challenge is the brainstorm of Pete Frates of Beverly, Massachusetts. The former Division [...]

A new day, a new Dollar Tree

The staggered openings of businesses located within the Masengill Springs development in Morristown continued on Monday, Aug. 25 when Dollar Tree began operations of its new store. Although site work is continuing, a completed access road and parking area greeted customers. The Masengill Springs store is the second location in Morristown for the retail chain. [...]


80 Years and Going: Morristown Theatre Guild celebrates 80 active years

The Morristown Theatre Guild held its 80th Anniversary Gala on Aug. 23, to celebrate the history of the group and officially begin fundraising for the rebuild of its Hill Street Theater. Emceed by the Guild’s creative director, Joe Powell, the evening featured displays of historical photos and memorabilia, including playbills from productions including “Smoke on [...]

Fashion Show

Fall Fashion Show to benefit ALPS

It’s couture time in East Tennessee. Sure, there’s that fall game with the oddly shaped ball, but fashion is as important in the stands as knowing all the words to the school fight song. Kelley Marie Chic Boutique has suited up local models to assist Lakeway Area fashionistas to find just the right look from [...]

Members of the Lincoln Heights Middle School team as well as central office staff celebrate Lincoln Heights being named a Reward School based on TCAP scoring. 
From left, Kim Fox, Traci Antrican, Harold Jones, Sandra Dibble, Jennifer Buchanan,  Robin Epps, Cole Draghn, Mandy Lloyd, Joe Ely, Jason Roach, Elizabeth Neill, Missy Hayes, Kayla Dyal, John Mitrik, Dr. Brenda Dean and Dr. Dale Lynch.

Lincoln Heights named Reward School

Lincoln Heights Middle School was among 168 schools recognized by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman as the 2013-14 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for annual growth. The Reward Schools span 49 districts across Tennessee and include 90 [...]

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros., Sandra Bullock is shown in a scene from, "The Blind Side."

‘The Blind Side’ to close Starlite season

Before the gridiron battles begin Saturday for fans of the Morristown high schools, eager football fans can get some pre-game action at the final Starlite Cinema showing tonight. The Morristown Parks and Recreation Department will show “The Blind Side,” the 2012 bio-drama based on Tennessee Titan Michael Oher’s life. The movie will be shown at [...]

Free concerts hosted by From Africa to Appalachia

The From Africa to Appalachia Foundation, in conjunction with Morristown Parks and Recreation, are presenting two free concerts featuring some of the best musicians in East Tennessee. On Saturday, August 30, at 7 p.m., The Streamliners will be bringing their high-energy big band/jazz music to Martin Luther King Park. Jenna and Her Cool Friends will [...]

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